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125 resources with the concept melting points

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American Chemical Society: Middle School Chemistry

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Introduce middle schoolers to the basic principles of chemistry with a curriculum set packed with activities and experiments that let learners explore the attractions and motion of atoms and molecules, the state changes of water,...
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Middle School Chemistry: Chapter 2 - Changes of State

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
The second module in the middle school chemistry unit looks at changes in the states of matter. Middle schoolers observe heat transfer, build molecular models of water from Styrofoam, conduct controlled experiments with condensation and...
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Introducing Measurements in the Laboratory

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed Standards
We use basic units of measurement to break down things and communicate clearly. The first lesson in an 11-part series teaches the proper way to measure various items. It starts simply with measuring the dimensions and areas of geometric...
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Changing State: Melting

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Dry ice is extremely cold — it is -109.3°F or -78.5°C. Scholars observe and explain the molecular motion associated with melting. Then they design their own experiments to speed up the melting process. Finally, a teacher presents a...
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2000 U.S. National Chemistry Olympiad National Exam - Part I

For Students 9th - 12th
The National Chemistry Olympiad exams are comprehensive tests covering an entire  year of chemistry concepts. You can use them as practice for competing in the challenge, or simply as a review, or as an actual final exam for your general...
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Condensation Polymerization: Preparation of Two Types of Polyesters

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
College-level or AP chemists use phthalic anhydride to synthesize two different polyesters, one linear and one cross-linked in structure. A detailed materials list and well-written procedures are provided on a lab sheet. Learners write...
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2009 U.S. National Chemistry Olympiad National Exam - Part I

For Students 9th - 12th
The 2009 version of the first part of a national chemistry competition is posted for your use with olympiad hopefuls. Test takers deal with 60 multiple choice questions covering an entire year of chemistry curriculum. Use this to...
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Change of Phase

For Teachers 9th - 12th
First grade scientists learn about changes in the state of matter, but here is a presentation that explains it at a high school level. Illuminating graphics and photos enhance understanding, and the information is disclosed in an order...
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Physical Properties of Matter

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Five fabulous procedures introduce physics or chemistry classes to special properties of matter. They discover adhesion and cohesion, solubility, melting and boiling points, and viscosity through hands-on experiences. Tests are...
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Phase Changes of Water

For Teachers 6th - 12th
A micro-unit on the phase changes of water includes three laboratory activities. Junior scientists compare the densities of ice and water, and then they do the same for cold and warm water. They examine freezing and boiling temperatures....
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2009 U. S. National Chemistry Olympiad - Local Section Exam

For Students 9th - 12th
Here is a copy of a past national challenge exam that you can use in your general chemistry course as a unit or semester review. Sixty multiple-choice questions query learners on properties of matter, stoichiometry, reactions, and...
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Properties of Matter

For Teachers 7th - 9th
This PowerPoint is a gem! Seventy-eight slides present an entire introduction to matter in bullet-point fashion. Viewers learn about everything from mass and inertia to phase changes and gas laws! The only glitch is that the links to...
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Types of Bonding and Intermolecular Forces

For Students 9th - 12th
High school chemists chart the properties of different types of solids after considering their various intermolecular forces. They examine ionic and metallic bonding and draw electron dot structures for several different compounds. This...
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Preparation of Crystalline Derivatives of Aldehydes and Ketones

For Students 9th - 12th
Chemistry explorers prepare a crystalline derivative and find its melting point. Once they discover the melting point, they are able to identify whether or not the substance is pure, and whether it is an aldehyde or ketone. This is an...
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Energy and States of Matter

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Characteristics of each state of matter are listed, the formulas for heating water are detailed, and values for boiling and heat of vaporization are presented. This simple slide show provides direct instruction as well as practice...
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Heating Can Make a Change That Cannot Go Back Again

For Teachers 2nd Standards
New ReviewHeat is a gateway to change. While exploring the properties of baking powder, pupils learn that some heat-related changes are permanent. Using an animation, the lesson plan uses chocolate chip cookies as an example.
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Changes Caused by Heating and Cooling

For Teachers 2nd Standards
New ReviewIt's heating up—and cooling down—in here! A hands-on lesson allows learners to experiment with melting and freezing butter to observe changes as a substance transitions between liquid and solid form. They also view an animation that...
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Melting Glacial Ice

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
There are many factors that affect how fast the glaciers are melting. A lab investigation has learners examine how the surrounding water affect the rate glaciers melt. They collect data from two samples of ice to determine how quickly...
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Liquids and Solids: Changes of State

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How do liquids change into solids? Learners differentiate between endothermic and exothermic changes and see how those relate to changes within states of matter. In addition, individuals take a look at vapor pressure, boiling and melting...
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Physical and Chemical Properties and Changes

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
When did the chemical change occur? Learners explore the differences between the physical and the chemical as part of the Chemistry PowerPoints series. They differentiate between extensive versus intensive properties, physical versus...
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Synthetic Properties

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
So many of the man-made products in the world are made of polymers. An inquiry-based lesson has learners explore the properties of polymers in a laboratory environment. They collect data on physical properties such as melting point,...
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Narrative STEM Lessons

For Teachers K - 6th Standards
Read on if engineering interests you. Instructors peruse a set of narrative STEM lessons for grades K-6. All activities are based on reading a children's book and then solving a problem using the engineering design process.
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Organic Molecules Day—Chemistry Outreach

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
In search of an organic lab that employs real-life techniques and analysis methods? Groups carry out the nitration of methyl benzoate, then attempt to determine the number and location of the nitro groups added to the benzene ring....
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Chemistry Masterclass—Chemistry Outreach

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed Standards
Immerse your chemistry class in the world of organic chemistry! Science scholars isolate acetaminophen from an over-the-counter sample during an intense and interesting lab. Groups use many different separation and analysis techniques to...